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James Cagney

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Music Clips:

  • Click here"Shanghai Lil" (clip) from FOOTLIGHT PARADE (1933) sung with Ruby Keeler & chorus (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"You're a Grand Old Flag" (clip) from YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942) (a .MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).
  • Click here"I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy" (clip) from YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942) (a .MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).
  • Click here"Harrigan" (clip) from YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942) sung with Joan Leslie (a .MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).
  • Click here"Over There" (clip) from YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942) sung with Frances Langford (a .MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).

(For help opening any of the above files, visit the plug-ins page.)

Memorable Quotations:

  • Click here "Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you." --as George M. Cohan in YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (a .WAV file).
  • "My best friend gets hit by a streetcar, there's Civil War in Spain, we have an earthquake in Japan -- and now you wear that hat!" James Cagney in GREAT GUY (1936).
  • "And now, would one fugitive from justice care to fix another fugitive from justice . . . a sandwich? " --as Ralph Cotter in KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE (1950).
  • "I take nothin' from nobody. That's the kind of a hairpin I am." --as Biff Grimes in THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE.
  • "An empty bottle makes the most noise." --as Biff Grimes in THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE.
  • "Women are always singing!" --as Biff Grimes in THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE.
  • "Well, that completes the picture. I've been around, they can say an awful lot of things about Biff Grimes, but not that he ever gave a cigarette to a girl." --as Biff Grimes in THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE.
  • "Air! You can't even see it, so why talk about it?" --as Biff Grimes in THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE.
  • Click here "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" --as Arthur Cody Jarrett in WHITE HEAT (1949) (a .WAV file).
  • "Whatever I am, kiddo, I'm what makes you tick.  Don't you ever forget that." --as 'Marty the Gimp' Snyder in LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME.
  • "It's push or get pushed." --as 'Marty the Gimp' Snyder in LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME.
  • "You gotta give her credit.  The girl can sing.  About that, I was never wrong." --as 'Marty the Gimp' Snyder in LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME.

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